Pre-Project Reflection/Project Launch Activity

At this point, we have all read Chapter 1 of Friedman's The World is Flat. This project is not about simply learning facts, it is about doing education. It has been proven time and time again that we learn best by doing rather than seeing. Now we each need to create an introduction, in the format or your choice, which introduces you to the rest of the participants in this project, as well as the rest of the world. Please consider the following questions:

  • Who are you and what makes you tick? Tell everyone who you are and explain, show, do what you are most PASSIONATE about.
  • Show everyone some of your activities, community involvement, clubs, etc.
  • If this were the last piece of memorabilia you were to leave behind for the world, what are the important things you would want the world to know about you? By what great things would you like to be remembered?
  • What is your understanding, in as much detail as possible, of the project at this current time?
  • What implications may a project such as this have on your future and ultimately in the future of education.

Acceptable Formats

You may choose to create one of the following to convey your message and thoroughly answer the questions above:
  • iMovie to create a video or photo collage

  • Animoto to create a fast-paced exciting photo collage example:

  • GarageBand to create a podcast

  • A creative, but factual Blog Post on the YOUR Ning page